This interview was conducted as part of the Archives for the History of Quantum Physics project, which includes tapes and transcripts of oral histo
On Henry Torrey as physicist and friend. Lunches in Central Square during the Radiation Lab days.
In this interview, Felix Pirani discusses topics such as: his family background and childhood; general relativity; P. A. M.
Family background; influence of older brother Oliver; career of father; early interest in mathematics, particularly geometry; building 3D models ou
Student work with Arnold Sommerfeld, Wolfgang Pauli, Werner Heisenberg; first paper with Heisenberg; paper on Hall Effect; history of early contrib
Aspects of Peierls life and work in theoretical physics.